OffQ: Mar. 5, 2009
This week the gang discusses the sexual assault allegations against quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, the dismissal of charges against student Jordan Miles, and more health care.
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This OnQ report shows how one local company is improving the health of its employees - and its bottom line.
They like to be called "the little people" or dwarfs. They know people make fun of them by calling them "midgets" or "shorty." Yet, through all the condescending stares and cruel jokes, the little people triumph by living normal lives just like everyone else.
Mr. Morton is a World War II Veteran who looks back about being a flyboy, and what they experienced before each mission.
This urban stream in Frick Park, in Pittsburgh's East End, is one of the finest examples of aquatic ecosystem restoration in the United States. In this extended interview, Brenda Smith, executive director of the Nine Mile Run Watershed Association and hydraulic engineer Dave Derrick explain how and why the restoration project has been so successful.
So many issues to cover, so little time! The OffQ gang covers a variety of topics including the major oil rig disaster off the coast of Louisiana, recent weapon and drug possession becoming a huge problem in schools, the Massey Mine explosion and continuing investigation and the massive traffic nightmare expected in the city for the Pittsburgh Marathon and Pens Game on Sunday.
Many patients don't know it, but there are new, exciting technologies in dentistry. OnQ's Michael Bartley shows how some of these innovations can improve your oral health, brighten your smile, and make your trip to the dentist a lot easier.